Now, that I got people talking...

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at
Wed Jun 18 14:23:32 UTC 2008

Ricardo Garcia wrote:
> Hello. I'm Rick Garcia, from the Saya video editor. I have designed
> Saya so it can use *ANY* decoding library. It's not hardwired to
> FFMPEG and not even OpenVIP. Since OpenVIP was made GPLv3 just a few
> days ago, I can do whatever I want with it, like stripping FFMPEG
> support. The OpenVIP library is going to be embedded - not just linked
> - in the project. Actually, I'm going to separate OpenVIP from the
> codec processing so I can implement file decoding via plugins.
> But my dream codec library would be one with a pluggable architecture,
> so people could add their popular patent-encumbered codecs  to it. But
> it needs to be cross-platform (i.e. Windows / Linux). If you know one,
> please don't hesitate in telling me.

That sounds an awfully lot like GStreamer. And I believe GStreamer dews
work on Windows and Mac (or is being actively ported to).

> Sincerely,
> Rick Garcia
> Saya-VE Project Leader
> P.S. Now, where do I subscribe to this list?


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